VIDEO: Boater Catches Explosive Volcanic Eruption, Startling Sonic Boom on Camera

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Mount Tavurvur, a volcano in Papua New Guinea, erupted on Aug. 29, spewing ash and causing a shock wave and resultant sonic boom.

While in a boat near the New Guinea coast, Phil McNamara caught a rare sight, the initial explosion of a volcano. Mount Tavurvur is known as a rather active volcano, one that caused many deaths and covered a nearby town in ash in 1994.

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